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Matthew Thompson

Medium: Mixed media - Emulsion, acrylic, charcoal, chalk pastel, oil pastels and conte crayons on paperr

Size: 50.0cm x 90.0cm (19.75″ x 35.5″)

Signed: Yes

Framed: Yes


Artist’s Statement

This piece is very much a return to my roots. Throughout college and university, I was heavily focused on drawing, in particular charcoal drawing. I was massively inspired by the drawings of Kossoff and Auerbach and I think this can be seen in parts of the piece. The scene was taken from a scrap of newspaper that caught my eye, as I often find myself pulled to drawing train lines and stations, with the tracks giving a good sense of perspective.

Trains heading away from Battersea Power Station by Matthew Thompson

  • Matthew Thompson is a young artist originally from the Huddersfield area of Yorkshire. Matthew Thompson has been painting since 2007 and completed his final year at the Manchester School of Art in 2013.

    Even now, this young artist has established a distinctive style of painting using oil paints as well as mixed media of paints, charcoal and pastels creating a passionate and expressive take on everyday urban life.




Virtual Images - Where artworks are shown framed or within a room setting the images have been created using virtual/augmented reality software in some instances. The images are provided to give an idea of the scale of the artwork in the context of a room and the style of the framing. They should not be viewed as completely accurate e.g. the scale and the style/colours of the frame may vary slightly. 

An online gallery with an augmented reality option is very forward looking and very appealing to the buyer.

The picture arrived this afternoon, very well packed and in excellent condition. It is indeed a very fine picture.

The painting is received and is a really nice small study-like work...

Thank you very much for all your help.

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